Environmental Horticulture & Design Careers
Additional Contact Information

If you have questions regarding course requirements, you may contact:
  • David Sauter, Program Director (650) 949-7427
  • Dan Svenson, Horticulture Faculty (650) 949-7402
  • BH Division office, (650) 949-7249
  • Environmental Horticulture & Design Job Posting Board
  • Foothill College
    Main Campus Phone Number: (650) 949-7777
  • Mailing address:
    Environmental Horticulture & Design Foothill College 12345 El Monte Road Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

The Green Industry is one of the largest employers in the United States. Rewarding and plentiful career opportunities are available for students who successfully complete the Foothill College Environmental Horticulture & Design Program. A short list of career opportunities includes:
  • Arboriculture
  • Landscape Construction
  • Environmental Management
  • Landscape Design
  • Landscape & Garden Maintenance
  • Historic Garden & Estate Management
  • Nursery Management
  • Horticultural Consulting
  • Parks & Golf Course Management
  • Horticultural Therapy
  • Interiorscaping
  • Pest Management
  • Irrigation Specialist
  • Plant Biotechnology
These jobs offer competitive salaries and excellent benefit packages. Many students start their own businesses after completing a few quarters of intensive study in the Foothill College Environmental Horticulture & Design Program. Average industry salaries range from $25,000 to $75,000 per year.

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Horticulture Residential Employment

Are you searching for someone to do residential design work, fine gardening or create plans for layout and planting of gardens and landscapes?

One of our students might be able to help you out.

Download and complete the Horticulture Residential Employment Form and let us help you find the right student for the task.

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